Self Storage Specialists Blog

13 Aug

How to Store Washers, Dryers, and Other Appliances

As you accumulate more possessions throughout your life, often moving feels less like an exciting new chapter and more like an endless game of juggling clothes, cookware, and other items. Though you may be able to give away old sweaters or sell unused electronics beforehand, major appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines are a...

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13 Aug
How to Store Washers, Dryers, and Other Appliances

As you accumulate more possessions throughout your life, often moving feels less like an exciting new chapter and more like an endless game of juggling clothes, cookware, and other items. Though you may be able to give away old sweaters or sell unused electronics beforehand, major appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines are a...

16 Jul
What Clothes Do I Need to Bring to College?

Most college students quickly learn that you can’t bring everything you own to school. Whether you’re sharing an apartment or packed into a teensy dorm room, space is usually at a premium. Knowing what clothes to bring to college can help, even if you rent a student storage unit. The goal is to prepare for...

18 Jun
How to Move and Find a Place to Live on Short Notice

Life comes with unexpected ups and downs that sometimes result in a sudden move. Whether you’re moving for the short term or long term, the process takes time—but that doesn’t mean you have enough of it. No matter your situation, the Self Storage Specialists team has tips for securing last-minute moving help, a place to...

02 Jun
College students in class.
Best Way to Take Notes in College: Handwritten or Typed?

If your class notes leave a lot to be desired, you’re not alone. For many students, note-taking can become a mindless task that does little to help them understand key ideas. Whether you’re just starting out or want to improve your grades with more effective note-taking in class, it’s never too late to learn how...

04 May
Stacks of tires.
How to Prevent Dry Rot in Stored Tires

Dry rot is when the rubber in tires loses its moisture and becomes tough and brittle. Due to their lost elasticity, tires that have developed dry rot past a certain point need to be replaced as they are prone to blowing out while being driven on. Dry rotting is more prevalent in tires that are...

16 Apr
Couple looking at a house.
3 Overlooked Factors to Consider While House-Hunting

Few tasks are as daunting as buying a first home. The list of everything you need to check and double-check feels endless. Between all the aspects involved in pre-approval to interrogating your credit score to considering your loan options, house-hunting can be a lot to juggle. Because of this, some things might fly under the...

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